I cant have been the only one
There you are in PC world , don’t know what the hell you looking at
I mean they had just come out hadnt they
And the last time you saw anything looking as complicated ,was a calculator
Before that the abacus
That’s what u had at 4 years old in infant school , if your too young its like a wooden rack with different coloured beads on, you slide across
The lower numbers singles one colour , then the tens ,then the hundreds
What do they do with 5 year olds now throw em a casios I suppose
Or do they still make em
Any way, yup ill have the printer and the scanner I mean what do you use that for any way ,only scanner I had heard of was in hospitals for cancer or breasts or something
But it’s the rage and you gota have it, said the salesman virtually sweating thinking of his commission
Why are the free games always boring, not the ones your interested in, so oops, another couple of hundred quid on them as well, then you find out you need the joystick
Why they call it a mouse any way doesn’t look anything like one
This top model has more memory than the first space missions your told
As though I want to fly to the bloody moon I mean I just wana get on this internet thing, we all did at the time…….i wonder how many guys first search was porno when the wife was in bed
Or the wife searched for that matter, im sure theres as many frustrated women as men, so lets not be sexist, Anne Summers’ weren’t selling the rabbit then.
Its got so many mega bites , now this is confusing , bites , I mean do you have to feed the thing
Well the offer in the window was complete package 225 pounds
Your credit card has just been swiped for 850 not cos of a good salesman really, you just didn’t want to appear a nerd
Oh and the best thing ,the last item ,if any one can recall
Books , the best one , computing for dummys , about 5 pound
Yup dummys .Ok ,just pictures of all the things you get on the help in the windows program any way ,but at the flick of a button. After page 2 , …. you don’t need it.
I think page 1 was ……..plug it in.
Good title though ………. dummy for buying it
Were talking about 1998 roughly here
Dad would then be about 74, a Lithuanian refugee ,more of that later.Not stupid by all means , just not into technology lol well neither was i
Id popped out and left the speakers on (yup bought the xtra speakers as well) was windows 98 and had the screen saver of the fish you all know the one
It had all been set up as a rush on the dining room ,joint lounge table and screen saver set an hour or something.After going out and returning some hours later dad said your machine maybe needs more water………I looked amazed……..what the hell is he on about this time,until after a minute, I heard the glug glug splash of the sound, bubble bubble, on the screen saver and didn’t have the heart to say anything.Poor dad ,all afternoon listening to the windows 98 screen saver sound, quite loud,all day and night
Even all the way through coronation street and wondering, maybe top it up with the kettle lol
Another thing. CLEAN COOKIES .
I checked the biscuits. They were still ok with the sell by date.
I learned something and not that my dad was stupid , you need to know more of dad lol
Its that , that childish type innocence , can stay with us all our lives……